[ubuntu-art] Desktop Backgrounds for Lucid
kwwii at ubuntu.com
Fri Dec 11 14:29:16 GMT 2009
On Friday 11 December 2009 01:39:32 pm Kenneth Wimer wrote:
> Hi all,
> Today is the first day of the rest of your Lucid :) If you haven't heard
> yet, we're looking for some amazing desktop backgrounds to offer our
> users. If you saw Ubuntu 9.04 (the karmic koala), you'll know that we
> included an extra set of lovely images created by the community.
Erm, it was pointed out to me that Karmic was 9.10, not 9.04...not sure what I
was thinking, sorry :p
> We'd like to continue this effort and make Lucid even better. In order to
> consolidate our efforts we are going to change infrastructure and processes
> as follows.
> From now on we will use the wiki for project related work and information
> only. As in the past, you can create a new page under Incoming/Lucid to
> describe your concept and work on it with others.
> The notable change is that we no longer have a page with wallpaper
> submissions. Due to limits with the wiki, the learning barrier to actually
> use a wiki and the extra work involved with drawing new contributors to a
> new format we decided a change was needed.
> Last cycle we used Flickr groups to allow for desktop background /
> wallpaper contributions and the results were amazing. Several thousand
> photos were submitted and I didn't have to explain how to do it once ;) We
> had lots of first-time contributors and Ubuntu newbies.
> The process is simple:
> * create an account or login (http://www.flickr.com)
> * join the ubuntu artwork group in Flickr
> * upload your image(s) to flickr, making sure that you have a high-res
> version available and that the image is licensed by one of:
> * Attribution Creative Commons
> * Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
> * send each image you would like to submit to the ubuntu artwork group
> This does not mean that you need a pro account on flickr, just be sure that
> you have high resolution images available should yours be selected (in
> addition to making sure it is CC licensed in flickr).
> Note that you still *can* have a project page on the wiki to work on a
> project or certain piece of artwork (a desktop background as well). We
> simply will not use the wiki for submissions to the collection.
> Be sure to read the information and guidelines at
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